Congress Just Doesn't Get It

Ignoring the results of the mid-term elections, and the voices of  We The People while they were at it, the lame-duck Congress rammed through piece after piece of legislation, right up to the Christmas break, declaring that this was the most "productive" lame-duck Congress in history.  I guess it depends what your definition of productive is.  The Heritage Foundation has an excellent synopsis of just how "productive" they were:
Morning Bell: Big Government Strikes Back

Posted December 27th, 2010 at 9:33am in Enterprise and Free Markets

The 111th Congress, the most unpopular Congress in the recorded history if the United States, ended last week with a flurry of legislative activity that set a record for a lame duck Congress. Some in the media are eager to make the case that last week’s events portend a new era of bipartisan accomplishment, led by the White House, that will extend into the 112th Congress. They are half right.

Last week’s events in Washington were a preview of lawmaking in 2011, but Congress was not where the real action was. While the media was distracted by the last breaths of a defeated leftist majority in Congress, it was the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that gave true picture of how the Obama Administration will advance their agenda in 2011.

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